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Toyota Prius Plug-In Technology in Auburn

Toyota's Prius Plug-in vehicle is an electric car solution for those who want power and performance with optimal efficiency. Having manufactured gas-electric hybrids in the past, the new Prius Prime takes the previous Prius Plug-in Hybrid to the next level. This second generation vehicle focuses on a market on the rise—the electric car! Want to find out more about Toyota Prius Plug-In Technology in Auburn? Stop on by Doxon Toyota of Auburn to learn more.

Toyota Prius Plug-In Technology Improved Performance


With this technology, you can expect top performance. With the Prime upgrade, drivers can enjoy boosted drivability with electric-only driving, up to 84 mph. This higher electric-only output is due to the major changes made to the Prius Prime's new powertrain configuration. By comparison, the Prius Plug-in Hybrid allowed for either a 60kW motor or the smaller motor/generator, for operation. However, the Prime allows the use of both motors at the same time, which significantly amps the power output from its battery. With this change, you can enjoy us to just over 80hp in electric-only mode.

Charging the Toyota Prius Plug-In in Auburn


The Prius Prime allows for improved efficiency and range over its plug-in hybrid predecessor. With an 8.8 kWh lithium-ion battery pack (twice the capacity of the previous 4.4 kWh pack), you get an even better charging range. Now, the Prius Prime is can achieve an EV-only range of 22 miles. Despite the continued success of the plug-in hybrid Prius has had when it comes to hybrid fuel economy, the Prius Prime is expected to surpass that allowing for an impressive overall 120 mpge rating. For charging, the Prius Prime can be fully charged in approximately 5.5 hours, using a standard 120-volt household outlet. If you use a Level 2 charging station, it can be done is just over 2 hours. For more information about Toyota Prius Plug-In Technology in Auburn check out Doxon Toyota online or stop on by our dealership in Auburn, WA.

At Doxon Toyota of Auburn, WA, we are known for providing outstanding service to our valued customers. Complete customer satisfaction is what we strive for both in and around Seattle. Having been involved in the car business since 1938, we at Doxon Toyota are a family of professionals, ready to help you get into the electric vehicle of your choice! We also strive to keep you up to date with important information. We are very knowledgeable about Toyota Prius Plug-In Technology in Auburn. Serving your car buying needs with integrity each and every day is our commitment to you. Come on by Doxon Toyota and experience why we are among the best!

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